Geophysical Information For Teachers (GIFT) Workshops

The 2016 GIFT Workshop

The 2016 GIFT Workshop was held on December 12th and 13th in San Francisco, CA.  Check out the seven presentations that were featured at this year’s meeting!

The 2016 GIFT Workshop program can be viewed here, and the materials for the 2016 GIFT Workshop can be found here.


EY_151215_6328About the GIFT Workshop

Geophysical Information for Teachers (GIFT) Workshops allow science teachers to hear about the latest geoscience research from the scientists making the discoveries, explore new classroom resources for their students, and visit exhibits and technical sessions of the AGU meeting for free. AGU collaborates with the National Earth Science Teachers’ Association (NESTA) to run GIFT workshops at Fall Meeting. The materials from GIFT 2016 are available here. These include presentations, classroom activities, and other resources. Check out our LEARN videos, which depict the hands-on activities from the workshop. Please e-mail with questions.

Dr. Michael Wysession, a writing team leader for the Next Generation Science Standards, shares his knowledge and enthusiasm with educators at the 2013 GIFT Workshop.


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What did you miss at the 2015 GIFT Workshop?
The 2015 GIFT Workshop was held on December 14th and 15th 2015 in San Francisco, Ca. Check out the six new presentations that were featured at last year’s meeting. From natural resources to space science to climate change – the 2015 GIFT Workshop continued to cover a spectrum of topics.

Read more about GIFT in our Eos article

GIFT Elsewhere

EGU also holds GIFT workshops. Resources including presentations and video are available here.